Weekly Newsletter July 1st 2015

This week's newsletter has interesting articles; there are no cancellations, date changes, etc this week.

== Interesting Articles ==

History of the Budget Hobart Fun Run
The Hobart Fun Run has been going since 1992, with about 450 runners the first year, and they posted up a history of the event the other day. Check it out here. This year's event is on August 2nd.

Another article about GPS watches
This is an older article about GPS watches but it's well worth a read. Read the article here at DC Rainmaker. I personally like using GPS watches, but I also know they're not perfect, to be used as a guide only and not get too worried about whether it matches up with the distance a race says it is.

10 things I learned from my first 24-hour timed ultra
If you've ever considered running a timed race (6, 12 and 24 hours are common) then this article has some tips for you, by Sarah Lavender Smith at The Runner's Trip.

Running 101: The 8 Basic Types of Runs
There are eight basic types of runs that are practiced by runners of all levels everywhere. These evolved through a global trial-and-error process over many decades. They survived because they work. Find out more here at competitor.com.

If people talked about other hobbies like they talk about running
And finally for this week, a humorous video showing other people talking about their hobbies like many runners talk about running... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOoNAVEvqHM

== Recently added and updated events ==

Recent updates
To find out what's been recently updated, check the website homepage regularly. I include in this newsletter a list of the more important updates such as date changes, cancellations or late additions to the calendar. Late additions are events which will take place in the next two to three weeks and have only just been added to the website.

Postponements, cancellations, etc
- Nothing this week!

== Until next week ==

Have a great running week!


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